Tools for Creating Images for Blogs and Social Media

When a post from a blog or on social media, it’s usually because it has great graphics. And I’m certainly not the only one. Graphics online are very popular. Graphics and illustrations catch reader’s attention.¬†Well-designed ones can make an informative post really stand out. If you’ve thought that you didn’t have money for the tools… Continue reading Tools for Creating Images for Blogs and Social Media

Book Talk: What Makes You Pick Up a Book by a Debut Author?

I’m very interested in the way books are marketed. In a lot of ways, what a librarian does is about marketing books to readers. We create displays and curate lists and pitch books to readers “looking for a ‘good’ book” or “looking for a book like title X.” Although our interests lie in assisting patrons… Continue reading Book Talk: What Makes You Pick Up a Book by a Debut Author?

BEA Bloggers “Convention” Recap

Will Schwalbe Opening Address Will Schwalbe was a lot more entertaining that I thought he was going to be. He was sweet and articulate and kind of adorable. He likes books. Which is cool. I like books, and I’m pretty sure everyone in the room liked books. I’m just not so sure he totally grasps… Continue reading BEA Bloggers “Convention” Recap